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Date:      Sun, 8 Mar 1998 23:47:09 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Joao Duraes <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: PANIC!
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bd4ab4$7fbe7980$>

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On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, Joao Duraes wrote:

> Hi, I had FreeBSD 2.1.6 and just got 2.2.5. After installing it as the 1st
> partition in a WSCSI drive, when it boots I get the message: "Panic! Cannot
> mount root". This message comes after: "mounting root on sd1". What is
> wrong? With the 2.1.6 everything went alright! Thanks!

The system is confused about what disk is where.  Make sure sd1 is the
disk where the system boot files are located.  If they aren't, twiddle the
SCSI IDs as necessary to boot the system, then build a new kernel and wire
down the SCSI IDs to devices.  See LINT for instructions.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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